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Samsung's Woes Could Bode Well for Apple and Other Rivals

Samsung Electronics Co.’s decision to pull the plug on its embattled Galaxy Note 7 smartphone could lift the fortunes of rivals, including China’s Huawei Technologies Co., Alphabet Inc.’s Google and Apple Inc.
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Police say they have arrested the director of an Indian company that said it was selling the world's cheapest smartphone on fraud charges
Not sure what bae, YOLO!, TBT or grinding means? You're not alone. Many people are confused when they hear slang used by kids these days. That's not unexpected, of course. Every generation has had it
Many fans were taken by surprise in the previous episode of “Homeland” when Sekou’s (J. Mallory McCree) delivery van exploded in central Manhattan in a bomb terror attack. Due to the turn of events,
New Jersey regulators are set to vote on whether a natural gas pipeline should run through the state's federally protected Pinelands region, which includes more than a million acres of farms, forests
NASA says, the unpiloted Russian Progress 66 resupply ship will dock to the station's Pirs docking compartment at 3:34 a.m. Friday, February 24.
Pokémon Go has been at the top of the charts for a long time and one of the reasons for that is how often its parent company, Niantic, releases regular updates to the game. While the company’s latest
Engagement by hate groups on social media in the United States has surged in the last two to three years, according to a study released this week by research organization Safe Home. The study, titled
The Svalbard Global Seed Vault and GoPro launched a fundraising program Tuesday, money from which will go toward ensuring the conservation of Earth’s crop diversity. The initiative was started under
SEOUL (Reuters) - Two senior Samsung Group [SAGR.UL] executives have offered to resign to take responsibility for the conglomerate's involvement in the graft scandal involving South Korean President P
Japan has urged residents of Fukushima to return to the nuclear disaster site despite “unacceptable radiation risk,” according to the Japanese arm of the non-governmental environmental organization G
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As U.S.-backed Iraqi security forces continue their efforts to retake Mosul from the Islamic State group, jihadists are using desperate and violent tactics to maintain their ground in the region. ISI
Wiz Khalifa (real name Cameron Jibril Thomaz) just took to social media to share a meaningful message to his fans. The Grammy-nominated rapper’s post comes in the wake of his transgender sister’s pas
Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders alleged that President Donald Trump received “hundreds of thousands of dollars” for his presidential campaign from private prison companies and is now paying them back
BEIJING (Reuters) - Baidu Inc's revenue fell for a second straight quarter, hurt by a government crackdown on healthcare advertising, but the internet search giant expects a rebound this year as it r
Just days after publicly admitting that she was racially profiled at an airport, actress Lindsay Lohan is now dropping hints at her current religious status. The last time she spoke of her affinity t
President Donald Trump plans to deport roughly 8 million immigrants over the new few months, a plan that will largely affect the nation's populous Mexican community. His policies have so far sparked
Samsung's decision to hold off launching the next Galaxy phone clears the way for others.        
Google has been working with hundreds of carriers around the world to bring the text message into the 21st century. The post Android Can't Compete With iMessage. Google Is Changing That appeared firs
Norman (Freddie Highmore) goes on a date with Madeleine (Isabelle McNally) in next week’s episode of “Bates Motel.” But as the synopsis for Season 5, episode 2 states, the rendezvous between the two
Amber Rose just started teasing her annual Amber Rose SlutWalk Festival. Last year, the outspoken socialite and model scheduled her second feminism march on Oct. 1 in downtown Los Angeles. While deta
A Chinese regulatory crackdown on online search and advertising drove a sharp drop in Baidu’s quarterly profit, although shares rose in after-hours trade as earnings beat expectations.
The complaint said that Uber and Otto, acquired by the ride services company in August, stole confidential information on Waymo's lidar sensor technology.        
Islamic State group fighters are funding their jihad with taxpayer-funded welfare benefits from European Union governments. ISIS fighters are pocketing unemployment funds, disability pensions and hou
Alphabet Inc's Waymo self-driving car unit sued Uber Technologies and its autonomous trucking subsidiary Otto on Thursday over allegations of theft of its confidential and proprietary sensor technolo
The Huawei Watch 2 is expected to make its first official appearance at the Mobile World Congress 2017 this Sunday in Barcelona, Spain. However, press renders of the upcoming Android Watch 2.0 wearab
As Uber grapples with its latest crisis, Lyft is making its most aggressive push yet.        
Rayna Jaymes is no longer the leading lady on “Nashville.” In Season 5, episode 9, Rayna died after a car accident left her with serious complications. She met her end with her daughters and husband
The ride-hailing company announced Thursday that it's expanding to more than 50 additional US cities.        
TOKYO (Reuters) - Toshiba Corp said on Friday it is looking to sell a majority stake in its prized flash memory chip business to plug a hole in its finances from a $6.3 billion writedown of its U.S.
There’s this thing called inspiration. Common symptoms include unfamiliar zeal, unquenchable passion, and unprecedented ambition. Interestingly, however, inspiration often breeds more inspiration. Thi
Caitlyn Jenner called the Trump administration's actions on transgender issues “a disaster” Thursday and asked President Donald Trump to call him for help on LGBTQ issues. Jenner, perhaps the most fa
Maggie (Floriana Lima) meets Alex’s (Chyler Leigh) long-lost dad in next week’s episode of “Supergirl.” In a sneak peek from Season 2, episode 14, titled “Homecoming,” Alex introduces Maggie to Jerem
Nearly half of Hispanics worry they or someone close to them will be deported and 40 percent citing serious concerns about their place in the U.S., a Pew Research Center survey indicates.

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